In a small celebration, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce executives cut a ribbon for the opening of the 5,000-member business organization’s new home in the Bohman Pavilion of the the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
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Some companies being honored at the 2014 SBA Nevada Small Business Awards sell goods or services, and some work behind the scenes to help businesses grow. But all came from modest beginnings, and all of them are committed to their communities.
A new animation movie company called Dancing Bear Entertainment is talking with North Las Vegas about buying its former city hall for the company’s home base. Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki is also working with the company and has introduced the group to the Nevada Film Office.
Southern Nevada’s credit freeze is thawing, and that means better times for small businesses that need financing. It’s also a boost for the region’s economy, because smaller companies employ most of the local workforce and help spur spending in every industry.
It won’t be long before pilots flying for the world’s busiest air tour operation may be seeing unmanned aircraft near where they fly hundreds of thousands of tourists each year.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and members of his economic development team on Wednesday kicked off a two-day trade mission to Canada with meetings scheduled in Ottawa and Toronto. The trade mission includes a reception for the Nevada businesses in attendance to network with Canadian companies to enhance export opportunities.
Nevada’s food and agricultural exports reached a milestone in 2013 with sales surpassing 2012 sales by $19.5 million, the state Department of Agriculture reported Thursday.
A new report for the first time tallies local job growth that never happened because of a shortage of large industrial buildings. The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance was scheduled to release the study Wednesday.
Pat Christenson,the man who recruits events to Las Vegas for the LVCVA, said he’s confident that a new on-campus, open-air UNLV stadium of 50,000-60,000 seats would lure six new annual events, including a Pac-12 or Mountain West conference championship football game.
Gov. Brian Sandoval revealed Thursday that Nevada has signed its first contract with a drone industry company and that state officials are talking to 15 to 20 companies interesting in doing business or manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles here.
For sale or lease: Spacious, 29,000 square-foot municipal building on 30 acres in the heart of North Las Vegas’ downtown redevelopment district.
Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas, a leading Las Vegas law firm, has launched a first-of-its-kind practice in Nevada, focusing on legal issues related to the development and commercial use of drones.
While there are risks to the economy locally and nationally, the fundamentals behind the recovery are good and have improved tremendously over the last few years, according to an economist with Beacon Economics.
Zappos’ former Henderson headquarters welcomed Nevada’s governor, local economic officials and politicians as it rolled out the red carpet Thursday for a British banking company that expects to hire hundreds of employees this year.
The Nevada Film Office may soon see its second film tax incentive application come from a local source.
Popcorn Girl, Pipeline Pacific, Innova Technologies and Sable Systems are participating in ExporTech and attending three daylong seminars once a month through April to develop a simple, actionable international growth plan.
Barclaycard U.S., the payments business of Barclays, will open a new customer service center Thursday in Henderson.
Early-stage women entrepreneurs in Las Vegas have a new source for low-cost business loans to apply for after the Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America launched the $10 million Elizabeth Street Capital initiative.
Five years into the economic recovery, Nevadans’ personal finances have improved slightly but remain among the worst in the country, according to a new report released Thursday.
In pitching a $390 million publicly subsidized arena to the Las Vegas City Council last week, developer David Cordish sold it as a venue mostly for locals as well as a shot-in-the-arm for downtown redevelopment. If Cordish’s description is accurate, his project would be incompatible with the city’s plan to pay for it.
The National Finals Rodeo will remain in Las Vegas through 2024 after Las Vegas Events and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association reached agreement on a new 10-year contract Friday.
The much-rumored launch of a free weekly publication that eventually could replace the Las Vegas Sun was announced Thursday by Greenspun Media Group.
Dreamy scenarios typically rule the day when a showcase project clears a major hurdle, as the arena did Wednesday. But the 4-3 city council vote to give Cordish another four months to finish its funding plan was a bloody victory for the pro-arena faction.